Photography Courses & Workshops

Stage 1: Using Your Digital Camera

Saturday 5th August 17 - Saturday 26th August 17

Tutor: Chris Barr
Course Duration: 4 x Three Hour Sessions
When: Saturday 5, 12, 19 & 26 August 2017
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Number of Places: 10
Cost: £150
Earlybird £135 - Expires 5th July

This practical, hands-on course is designed both for beginners and those wishing to refresh previous knowledge.

You will get an introduction to your camera’s manual controls and will get to know the potential of your camera as well as taking the hit-and-miss out of picture taking. This course will also enable you to apply a practical and theoretical knowledge to help you use a digital camera effectively and creatively.

What You Will Need

  • A digital camera with manual controls.

What You Will Learn

  • How to work your camera in full manual exposure mode.
  • How to use ISO, shutter speed and aperture to create the correct exposure for a given photograph.
  • What white balance and metering settings to use in various situations.
  • Exposure compensation and good composition– what makes your images interesting and how to get great creative camera effects.
  • Histogram and file formats (RAW + JPEG) explained.
  • A basic overview of focusing, flash, lenses and filters.

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